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2 Book Bundle - Tractors, Diggers & Dozers + How Fast Does It Go?: Childhood Education Science Picture Books [Kindle Edition]

Lilley Light
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  • Length: 88 pages (estimated)
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Book Description

This 2 book bundle written by Lilly Light, includes:
'Tractors, Diggers and Dozers - A Childhood Education Science Picture Book About Tractors, Diggers & Bulldozers’ - AND -
'How Fast Does It Go? The SPEED of Transportation: A Childhood Education Science Book About The History & Speed Of 20 Types Of Transportation'
Both are non-fiction books filled with colorful photographs that look amazingly good on all devices and are sure to please younger children and kids ages 4-8 and also boys and men.

In the 'Tractors, Diggers & Dozers' book Lilley presents the humble beginnings of the Tractor and provides an historical summary that is easy for children to appreciate and absorb. The easy to read and understand words explain the progress of Tractors as they developed from steam powered engines to the mighty machines of the current day - so useful for kids ages 4-8 to help them with their early education physics projects. It is the perfect learning tool for children. For those younger ones with a fascination for the machines they see working in their local neighborhood. For those a little older there are descriptions of the mighty machines and how they have developed over the years.

Here is a list of the types of Tractors presented in the book:
1. Tractors
2. Backhoe Loader
3. Bulldozer (Dozer)
4. Diggers
5. Excavators.

In the 'How Fast Does It Go? book Lilley provides some historical information, snippets of facts and the speed of each form of transport that are so useful for kids ages 4-8 to help them with their early education physics projects, or just enjoy.

Here is a list of the Types of Transport presented in the book:
1. Tricycle (Trike, 3 Wheeler)
2. Segway PT (Self-Balancing Bike)
3. Roller Skates (Quad Skates and In-Line Skates)
4. Kids’ Scooter
5. Gravity Racer (Soapbox Cart, Billy Cart, Trolley, Cart)
6. Water Jet Backpack (Hydro Pack, Jetlev, Jetpack)
7. Powered Paraglider (Paramotoring)
8. Bicycle (Pushbike, Bike)
9. Jet Ski (Sea-Doo, WaveRunner, Personal Watercraft)
10. Powered Scooter and Maxi-Scooter
11. Jet Pack (Rocket Pack)
12. Jetman - Jet Powered Flying Wing
13. Speed Boat (Power Boat)
14. Hang Glider
15. Glider (Sailplane)
16. Racing and Production Motor Bikes
17. Propeller Driven Aircraft
18. Racing Car (Automobile)
19. Jet Aircraft
20. Space Ship (Rocket Ship.

So who are these books for? Anyone who is interested in, or fascinated by, those large machines that help us build, farm, mine and repair things and for those children with an interest in speed and how fast things travel. In particular, they are intended for parents who want to share the learning process with their children and wish to read to their younger children, or for kids ages 4-8 to read and improve their science knowledge.

There are lots of photos to look at as you read through these books to help understand the meaning of the words – “a picture is worth a thousand words” as they say, making it easier to understand and retain the information presented.

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 11553 KB
  • Print Length: 88 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00L4VGFFI
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,096,663 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Excellent value and great idea to combine these two fascinating subjects --tractors, diggers and dozers with a book about the speed of things. I'm an adult and looking for fun educational books for my younger cousins to read.. This book ticks all the boxes of relevant, fun and curious-out-of-the-box info about machines and automobiles.
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Amazon.com: 4.8 out of 5 stars  6 reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars Love facts and figures about all things mechanical? 4 July 2014
By Niki Bullas - Published on Amazon.com
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If so, then you will enjoy this compendium of man-made machinery that moves. From equipment that has been built to assist man and ease the burden of labour to devices created for fun and thrills. Lots of information for those who like to know what, how and why. Kids young and old will enjoy the facts and images contained in these two books. A recommended purchase, especially in this two-book bundle. Great value.
5.0 out of 5 stars So many types of heavy machinery 1 July 2014
By Heather Quinton - Published on Amazon.com
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My nephews were kept intrigued for the few hours it took for them to explore this book. It is amazing how the tractor has evolved over time to serve specialized services, the most impressive being the spaceship tractor.

This author kept the book fun with a tractor naming game and humorous with the digger dog.

The second book in the bundle was also a delight with many endearing pictures. Starting off with a brief history lesson, the book covers various modes of transportation ranging from the simple tricyle to the rocket ship.

Truly a great value.
5.0 out of 5 stars Real Information and just the right amount of detail got kids asking great questions! 1 July 2014
By Jennifer Sand - Published on Amazon.com
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This is a really great set. It has wonderful photos, histories, and unusually interesting material about these cool, big machines - and about the (some pretty crazy) vehicles in the Speed book. Both books have much better information than you usually find in typical kid's books on tractors and race cars, etc. that we've read.

Both my 6 yo grandson and 8 yo grand daughter were so interested they burst out with lots of questions that I couldn't answer, so off we go to the library tomorrow to learn more. . . and that's great!
5.0 out of 5 stars Ideal to sit down and read 30 Jun. 2014
By AJN Kenwright - Published on Amazon.com
I bought one of these books when they were first published and this is an added bonus to have the two in one package.
The information is exactly pitched at the enquiring mind of 6 to 9 year olds and they are the kind of books that grandparents (like me) should buy for their grandchildren. Ideal for birthdays and Christmas and surprise gifts when you visit. Lovely books where you can sit down with the children and describe the action from your own experiences. Will bring delight to both you and the children. Highly recommended.
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Fun for Kids! 27 Jun. 2014
By Sami - Published on Amazon.com
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This 2 book bundle is great for kids who love machines and speed. Tractors, Diggers & Dozers is a fun introduction to heavy equipment. Kids will learn about what the machinery is used for and its history. My nephew loved looking at the photos and talking about both the machinery that he has seen on construction sites and ones he's never seen.

He really enjoyed How Fast Does It Go. There were so many fun cars, boats, gliders and planes. It was neat comparing their speeds. He especially loved the Martin Jetpack, Water Jetpack, and the Jet Powered Flying Wing. It was great to discuss many of the vehicles because they were new and exciting to him.

This book bundle is perfectly written for 6-8 year boys and girls. It's full of great photos and information and will trigger a child's imagination. Highly recommend this fun book bundle!
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